Trombonist Jack Hill would be involved in both bands and would help create the unique arrangement on 'Let's Do It Today. The Us head into psychedelic regions in the final minutes of the song that have never been heard since they were recorded over 30 years ago. I wrote it in less than half a day to get some royalties remembers Scurlock. We were experimenting with tuning, a quarter tone below the note. Reply Notify me Helpful.
No draggin' around, let's do this now, today is the day! I've lived this motto for all of my life. The full-length version here shows The Us head into psychedelic regions in the final minutes of the song that have never been heard since they were recorded over 30 years ago. "I wrote it in less than half a day to get some royalties" remembers Scurlock. JoronJoron Any song that start with a Webster dictionary definition of procrastination is a winner in my book.
Battling procrastination is an inner battle. I have many examples of that in my personal life. In 2013, I felt my career was stuck. Let’s take my new book for example. I often want to escape difficult things like actually sitting down and writing. So I tell myself today is not a good day. But every time I think that, I open my list of small tasks and work on one of those things TODAY. I study and practice the science of persuasion to get my message across. My mentor taught me: You can be the best writer and teacher in the world, but if no one knows about it, you can’t make an impact.
Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday. The really happy people are those who have broken the chains of procrastination, those who find satisfaction in doing the job at hand. They’re full of eagerness, zest, productivity. The habit of always putting off an experience until you can afford it, or until the time is right, or until you know how to do it is one of the greatest burglars of joy. Be deliberate, but once you’ve made up your mind–jump in. – Charles R. Swindoll.
Procrastination can really be the bane of our existence, with another day coming around the corner, there’s no real reason that we can’t put it off till tomorrow is there? Of course not, and tomorrow has another tomorrow, so let’s do it again! It is by this way of thinking that absolutely nothing gets done, and we know good and well that procrastination is us out to get ourselves. But what can we do? Fight Procrastination Day reminds us that it’s up to us to beat this monster, and only we can decide to get up and get done today what was supposed to be done. Fight Procrastination Day tells us to get up in arms and start battling the age old beast that is putting things off. There are a million techniques to battle it, but procrastination is decidedly an epic level raid monster, and sometimes it seems like a concerted effort of us and our most efficient friends is the only thing that will put it down.
Experts say procrastination results from the perception that a task seems too difficult or because the procrastinator doubts his ability to do the job well. Overcoming the challenges of procrastination is possible. Why Do We Procrastinate? Usually procrastination happens because the task seems too difficult, said A. Chris Heath, MD, a psychiatrist who practices in Texas. Sometimes the procrastinator thinks he or she won’t do a good job. This is really a self-esteem issue-as if the person is not equipped to carry out the task. But let’s remember that while everyone puts off an occasional task, it is the person who does that habitually, always with plausible ‘excuses’ that has issues to address, he said. Some people blame modern technology, and especially the Internet, for the rise in procrastination rates over the past few decades.
What science knows about procrastination? Book, e-learning and workshops. The world today plays into the hands of procrastinating and learning how to overcome it is therefore one of the most important skills you can learn. In the last one hundred years the average human lifespan has more than doubled. Infant mortality is a tenth of what it was a century ago. Every morning, we wake up in a world where there is less violence and military conflict than in any other time in history. Procrastination is not laziness; it is the inability to persuade your self to do the things you should or would like to do. It‘s a good idea to start using the word procrastination instead of using the terms laziness or putting things off. It provides a much more accurate description of your situation, because only by giving the right name to your problem can you begin working on it.
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|JB 7116||The "Us"*||Let's Do It Today (Procrastination) / Peace (7")||Jaber Records||JB 7116||US||1970|
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